A woman suffered burn injuries as a youth allegedly threw acid at her for refusing love proposal at Jogonathdi village in Madhukhali upazila on Saturday.
Police arrested accused Sujan Kumar Hawladar, 28, son of Sushil Hawladar of Beleshawar village, in this connection.
The victim was identified as Saraswati Malo, 23, wife of Chaitano Malo of the village. She is the mother of a child.
The victim’s brother-in-law Krishna Malo said Sujan used to stalk Saraswati for the last two years.
A few days ago, they informed Sujan’s family about the matter that angered him, said Krishna.
On Saturday night, Sujan threw acid at Saraswati when she was cooking in her house.